Anti-Fungal Spray for Black Spot on Roses.Combine 1/2 a teaspoon of dish soap with 1/2 a teaspoon of vegetable oil in your spray bottle, and fill completely with water.Lightly shake, and then liberally spray this anti-fungal spray all over your roses, leaves, blooms and all.
John Davis climbing rose: Z3; quartered old-rose form, double, repeat bloom, medium pink, bloom measures 8 cm with 40 petals, spicy scent, opening flat, flowers singly and in large clusters; small, round, red buds; medium green, semi-glossy leaves; Comments: Disease-resistant; arching growth, good for pergolas, fences and arbours ... (from top 10 climbing roses @ Canadian Gardening)
Rose campion is unforgettable in full bloom because of its abundant hot-pink flowers. But before it puts on its floral show -- and after the flowers fade -- its silvery-gray leaves are ornamental on their own. Note: Rose campion can self-seed abundantly; some gardeners find it a bit of a pest once it's established. Name: Lychnis coronaria Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Plant Size: To 32 inches tall and 18 inches wide Zones: 4-8
Surely I could pick a bud—just one flower—and if I carried it very carefully, it would survive a few hours’ journey. These are so beautiful: They’re finer than any we had in our city garden—finer than any I’ve ever seen. So he stooped and plucked a bud of a rich red hue.